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Table 3 Health-related behaviors of the women with DIE vs OMA

From: Factors associated with deep infiltrating endometriosis versus ovarian endometrioma in China: a subgroup analysis from the FEELING study

Factors OMA (n = 156) DIE (n = 78) OR (95% CI) P
Eating organic food 0.010
 Never 8 (5.2%) 14 (18.2%) ref  
 Rarely + Sometimes 126 (81.3%) 55 (71.4%) 0.25 [0.10;0.63]  
 Often + Always 21 (13.5%) 8 (10.4%) 0.22 [0.07;0.72]  
No. of fruit/vegetables per day 2.45 ± 3.13 3.53 ± 4.52 2.15 [1.01;4.57] 0.047
No. of fried food per week 1.59 ± 1.99 0.98 ± 0.97 0.03 [0.00;0.49] 0.013
Sleep
 6–8 h per night 103 (66.5%) 53 (67.9%) ref 0.969
 More than 8 h per night 38 (24.5%) 18 (23.1%) 0.92 [0.48;1.77]  
 Less than 6 h per night 14 (9.0%) 7 (9.1%) 0.97 [0.37;2.55]  
Sun exposition (> 1 h) days/year 147.28 ± 125.03 125.07 ± 119.16 0.99 [0.96;1.01] 0.203
Use thermal facilities 0.018
 No 107 (68.6%) 65 (83.3%) ref  
 Yes 49 (31.4%) 13 (16.7%) 0.44 [0.22;0.87]  
Stress level
 Not stress at all 8 (5.2%) 12 (15.4%) ref 0.012
 Mild/Moderate/Marked/Extreme 147 (94.8%) 66 (84.6%) 0.30 [0.12;0.77]  
Live in a city or by a busy area 0.440
 Yes 123 (78.8%) 58 (74.4%) ref  
 No 33 (21.2%) 20 (25.6%) 1.29 [0.68;2.43]  
Live/work in a smoky atmosphere 0.266
 No 115 (74.2%) 63 (80.8%) ref  
 Yes 40 (25.8%) 15 (19.2%) 0.68 [0.35;1.34]  
Exercise done 0.070
 No 91 (58.7%) 36 (46.2%) ref  
 Yes 64 (41.3%) 42 (53.8%) 1.66 [0.96;2.87]  
Health status 0.580
 Excellent + Very good + Good 57 (37.0%) 34 (43.6%) ref  
 Fair 86 (55.8%) 40 (51.9%) 0.78 [0.44;1.37]  
 Poor 11 (7.1%) 4 (5.1%) 0.61 [0.18;2.07]  
Practice of vaginal douching 0.827
 No 149 (95.5%) 74 (94.9%) ref  
 Yes 7 (4.5%) 4 (5.1%) 1.15 [0.33;4.06]